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Improving Health Care

Dina20 Wrote: Jun 13, 2012 2:49 PM
John, when we finally have a system where insurance companies have to compete against each other nation-wide for our premium dollars, then you'll see rates plummet and choices go through the roof. People should be able to pick cafeteria-style for those services they want for themselves and their family members and have companies bid for consumers' business. Much like today when people fill out car purchase requests online- auto companies offer their lowest price and throw in extras just so you'll buy a car from them and not their competitor. Let's make the insurance companies compete - only then, without their state-run monopolies will insurance be affordable.

Any day now, the U.S. Supreme will rule on whether the Obamacare insurance mandate is constitutional. Seems like a no-brainer to me. How can forcing me to engage in commerce be constitutional?

But there's a deeper question: Why should government be involved in medicine at all?

Right before President Obama took office, the media got hysterical about health care. You heard the claims: America spends more than any country -- $6,000 per person -- yet we get less. Americans die younger than people in Japan and Western Europe. Millions of Americans lack health insurance and worry about paying for...